Slightly stinky Stapelia

birdlady_in_mesa(z9 AZ)September 5, 2005

This guy is only mildly stinky. I like how the petals fold back and look so much like a starfish out of the water! All the hairs on it are lovely in the sun.

Take a look... if you want

Susie

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azbolt

Nice! Know the variety?

Kevin

    Bookmark   September 6, 2005 at 11:29AM
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aztransplant

That's really cool!

    Bookmark   September 6, 2005 at 6:03PM
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birdlady_in_mesa(z9 AZ)

It says it is a gettleffii, but it is not the same as the other ones I have. So, no, I don't know what variety it is.

Susie

    Bookmark   September 6, 2005 at 8:43PM
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roo2000(AZ 13 PhxMetro)

The "leaves" look like the one that I have that is labelled "S. gettleffii"...

    Bookmark   September 9, 2005 at 11:13AM
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kactuskathi(9a Goodyear)

It's Stapelia Macowanii

See more at WWW.DavesGarden.com

    Bookmark   September 14, 2005 at 3:15PM
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